The Bristol Hippodrome, the city’s very own West End theatre, opened its doors on 16 December 1912 when the curtain rose for the first time on what was generally agreed to be Oswald Stoll’s most magnificent provincial theatre.
It is a superb example of the grand architecture of the late Victorian era and is one of the masterpieces of design by Frank Matcham, the most eminent theatre architect of his time.
One of Matcham’s spectacular features included the provision... Read more >>
Calling on all Bristol's creative children! Help us transform our theatre into a cave full of treasure and win prizes* for your School
We want to transform our theatre into a glistening treasure trove full of golden riches, sparkling jewels and unique artefacts and we're asking for your help. We know that Bristol is full of creative, artistic and talented young people, so we are asking YOU to help us. Get your creative juices flowing and channel your end of term excitement into creating some fantastic treasures for Aladdin's cave of wonder at The Bristol Hippodrome.
We are looking for as much treasure as you can possibly make over the next few weeks to fill up our foyer and secret cave ready for our Pantomime to open on Saturday 9 December.
Suggested treasure items:
· Sparkling gems
· Strings of jewels
· Gold jewellery
· Jugs and vases
· Jewel encrusted/decorative boxes
We love paper mâché, glitter, cardboard, paint and dried pasta... so use your imagination to create some beautiful treasure to be displayed in The Bristol Hippodrome theatre for all to see.
If you'd like your school or group to get involved, please reply to this email with the completed form attached and deliver your treasures to The Bristol Hippodrome Stage Door by week commencing 4 December 2017.
*Our favourite entry will WIN a signed poster from the cast of Aladdin, a photo on stage and a theatre tour.